Rep. Julie von Haefen to Keynote NC NOW Conference

The keynote speaker for North Carolina NOW’s 2021 virtual state conference will be state Representative Julie von Haefen who represents state House District 36 in Wake County. Serving her second term in the legislature, Rep. von Haefen has emerged as a strong advocate for women and education.

Women’s Equality Day Rally and March in Moore County – 8/26/21

Women’s Equality Day events happen around the state and the country on Aug 26. Moore County NAACP-Women in NAACP and League of Women Voters – Moore County held a rally and a march.  They were joined by other allies.  They held a rally and then marched a petition over to Rep. Jimmie Boles office, about 3 blocks from rally. Women have waited too long for equal rights by law. We need ERA NOW!

Women’s INEquality Day Event in Raleigh on 8/26/21

101 years later, women are CELEBRATING women’s right to vote and DEMANDING the Equal Rights Amendment. North Carolina lawmakers and state officials rallied alongside statewide women’s rights groups at the North Carolina Legislative Building in Raleigh at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, to demand that members of the General Assembly finally vote to ratify theContinue reading “Women’s INEquality Day Event in Raleigh on 8/26/21”

Lotas: Taliban’s patriarchy is blatant; our own lurks deeper

Feminist Judy Lotas writes about her humanitarian mission to Afghanistan after 9/11, and how the Taliban’s treatment of women was horrible, and is expected to be horrible again. The ERA would help curb patriarchy in the US.

Press Release: Women’s INEquality Day at NCGA on 8/26/21

North Carolina lawmakers and state officials will rally alongside statewide women’s rights groups at the North Carolina General Assembly at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, to demand that members of the General Assembly finally vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Make Women’s Equality Day 2021 Count – ERA Rally in Raleigh on Aug 26!

ERA-NC Alliance and lead organizations like NC NOW have organized an exciting and fun ERA rally emphasizing the INequalities that women still face and how ERA could address them. We are calling this a Women’s INequality Event, since the day is dedicated to remembering when some women, not all women, got the right to voteContinue reading “Make Women’s Equality Day 2021 Count – ERA Rally in Raleigh on Aug 26!”

Take Action On ERA – Contact House by 3/17/21, Then Contact Senate

There is progress on the ERA and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). We are receiving updates on the ERA bill from a NOW taskforce on ERA as well as our homegrown ERA-NC Alliance, of which NC NOW is a part. The House is planning to vote on removing the ERA time limit and also on the improved Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) the same day. Here are actions you can take on ERA.

Articles on National Issues To Catch – ERA, #RealityWinner, #MilitaryMeToo, More – 2/27/21

Don’t want to lose access to these important articles on national issues which were posted on the NC NOW facebook page. Topics here include another big push on Military to address massive sexual assault disaster, what would ensure the ERA reaches its equality potential, how Biden Administration should move ahead with very high approval ratings on policies, how a Senator is holding up Biden’s cabinet nominees by applying a double standard, how Biden needs to free Reality Winner, and ICE targetting progressive sheriffs around the state with billboards